PS Countess of Erne (1868)
|Name:||1868-1935: PS Countess of Erne|
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|Builder:||Walpole, Webb & Bewley, Dublin|
|Out of service:||16 September 1935|
|Fate:||Sank in Portland Harbour|
|Tonnage:||830 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||241.4 ft (73.6 m)|
|Beam:||29 ft (8.8 m)|
|Draught:||14.3 ft (4.4 m)|
She was sold to the Bristol General Steam Navigation Company in 1889 and used for a couple of years before being sold for scrap.
She was then used as a coal hulk in various ports. Finally she sank in Portland Harbour on 16 September 1935 and is a popular site with scuba divers for training dives.
- Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962